Bug#572405: radeonhd: crashes X when compiz is started
Andreas Bombe wrote:
> Package: xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd
> Version: 1.3.0-2
> Severity: important
> The radeonhd driver runs usably on 2D apps as long as no compositing
> window manager is started. compiz crashes (backtrace below), the others
> (gnome-shell and mutter) are unusable as all rendered textures contain
> nothing but noise. Same with 3D apps, all textures are garbage.
> glxgears looks fine but has no textures that could get wonky. Possibly
> the crash and texture garbage are not related, I don't know.
You probably want to use the radeon driver these days. 6.12.191 is in
experimental now with a lot of code for modern boards like yours.